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[ aws . cloudformation ]



Returns summary information about operations performed on a stack set.

See also: AWS API Documentation

list-stack-set-operations is a paginated operation. Multiple API calls may be issued in order to retrieve the entire data set of results. You can disable pagination by providing the --no-paginate argument. When using --output text and the --query argument on a paginated response, the --query argument must extract data from the results of the following query expressions: Summaries


--stack-set-name <value>
[--call-as <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--starting-token <value>]
[--page-size <value>]
[--max-items <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <value>]


--stack-set-name (string)

The name or unique ID of the stack set that you want to get operation summaries for.

--call-as (string)

[Service-managed permissions] Specifies whether you are acting as an account administrator in the organization's management account or as a delegated administrator in a member account.

By default, SELF is specified. Use SELF for stack sets with self-managed permissions.

  • If you are signed in to the management account, specify SELF .
  • If you are signed in to a delegated administrator account, specify DELEGATED_ADMIN . Your Amazon Web Services account must be registered as a delegated administrator in the management account. For more information, see Register a delegated administrator in the CloudFormation User Guide .

Possible values:

  • SELF

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--starting-token (string)

A token to specify where to start paginating. This is the NextToken from a previously truncated response.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--page-size (integer)

The size of each page to get in the AWS service call. This does not affect the number of items returned in the command's output. Setting a smaller page size results in more calls to the AWS service, retrieving fewer items in each call. This can help prevent the AWS service calls from timing out.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--max-items (integer)

The total number of items to return in the command's output. If the total number of items available is more than the value specified, a NextToken is provided in the command's output. To resume pagination, provide the NextToken value in the starting-token argument of a subsequent command. Do not use the NextToken response element directly outside of the AWS CLI.

For usage examples, see Pagination in the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide .

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.



To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To list stack set operations

The following list-stack-set-operations example displays the list of the most recent operations on the specified stack set.

aws cloudformation list-stack-set-operations \
    --stack-set-name my-stack-set


    "Summaries": [
            "OperationId": "35d45ebc-ed88-xmpl-ab59-0197a1fc83a0",
            "Action": "UPDATE",
            "Status": "SUCCEEDED",
            "CreationTimestamp": "2019-10-03T16:28:44.377Z",
            "EndTimestamp": "2019-10-03T16:42:08.607Z"
            "OperationId": "891aa98f-7118-xmpl-00b2-00954d1dd0d6",
            "Action": "UPDATE",
            "Status": "FAILED",
            "CreationTimestamp": "2019-10-03T15:43:53.916Z",
            "EndTimestamp": "2019-10-03T15:45:58.925Z"


Summaries -> (list)

A list of StackSetOperationSummary structures that contain summary information about operations for the specified stack set.


The structures that contain summary information about the specified operation.

OperationId -> (string)

The unique ID of the stack set operation.

Action -> (string)

The type of operation: CREATE , UPDATE , or DELETE . Create and delete operations affect only the specified stack instances that are associated with the specified stack set. Update operations affect both the stack set itself and all associated stack set instances.

Status -> (string)

The overall status of the operation.

  • FAILED : The operation exceeded the specified failure tolerance. The failure tolerance value that you've set for an operation is applied for each Region during stack create and update operations. If the number of failed stacks within a Region exceeds the failure tolerance, the status of the operation in the Region is set to FAILED . This in turn sets the status of the operation as a whole to FAILED , and CloudFormation cancels the operation in any remaining Regions.
  • QUEUED : [Service-managed permissions] For automatic deployments that require a sequence of operations, the operation is queued to be performed. For more information, see the stack set operation status codes in the CloudFormation User Guide.
  • RUNNING : The operation is currently being performed.
  • STOPPED : The user has canceled the operation.
  • STOPPING : The operation is in the process of stopping, at user request.
  • SUCCEEDED : The operation completed creating or updating all the specified stacks without exceeding the failure tolerance for the operation.

CreationTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The time at which the operation was initiated. Note that the creation times for the stack set operation might differ from the creation time of the individual stacks themselves. This is because CloudFormation needs to perform preparatory work for the operation, such as dispatching the work to the requested Regions, before actually creating the first stacks.

EndTimestamp -> (timestamp)

The time at which the stack set operation ended, across all accounts and Regions specified. Note that this doesn't necessarily mean that the stack set operation was successful, or even attempted, in each account or Region.

StatusReason -> (string)

The status of the operation in details.

NextToken -> (string)

If the request doesn't return all results, NextToken is set to a token. To retrieve the next set of results, call ListOperationResults again and assign that token to the request object's NextToken parameter. If there are no remaining results, NextToken is set to null .